Home security installation can be a rather complicated and difficult task depending on the security system you wish to install. There are many types of security systems available on the market, and all vary drastically in the way they are set up. Typically, the more advanced and expensive the surveillance system is, the harder it will be to setup. Therefore, most advanced security systems will require a professional home security company, like ADT for example, to install them. Fortunately, many such companies offer to install these systems free of charge, provided you purchase it from them directly. In addition, a lot of security companies also offer free first advice service which includes a thorough analysis of your residence and neighborhood, upon which a recommendation of a system, that will be most effective for your premises, is made.
However, elaborate security systems are not always necessary. There are many simple, cost-effective solutions that perform just as well if your residence is not at a particularly high risk of burglary or other threats. Feel free to take a look at our home security systems reviews to get a better idea of the solutions available. Let’s take a look at the main two home security system types that lend themselves to discussion when it comes to home security installation.The crux of home security installation difficulty lies in the selection of wireless systems or wired home security systems. Wireless systems, depending on the level of sophistication, are often sold as DIY solutions.
Almost all of the parts in such packages are completely wireless and are relatively easy to install. Such packages can include components like: wireless alarm systems, wireless security cameras, wireless motion sensors, wireless intruder-detection sensors, wireless glass break sensors and other devices. Normally, wireless home security installation can be performed without the help of any professional security company. There are many extensive videos on youtube that cover a whole range of installation scenarios that you may come across, and the instructions provided with these packages are also fairly straightforward themselves.
Wired home security installation, on the other hand, is a very problematical endeavor, and one that nearly always requires the involvement of a home security company. These systems involve a lot of very complicated wiring, that requires expert knowledge to setup properly.
Both system types have their advantages and disadvantages when it comes to effectiveness and reliability. It is generally considered that wired home security systems are more reliable than wireless. That is not to say that wireless systems are unreliable, but in certain rare scenarios they have proven to be less dependable than their counterpart. For example, heavy lightning storms can sometimes disrupt the signal from the wireless components.